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  • Obama Shocked By Disastrous Economic News…Blames Man Made Global Cooling

    05/31/2015 3:48:21 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 50 replies
    Red Statements ^ | 5/29/2015 | Steven Ahle
    The White House is in a state of shock today after receiving word that the US is halfway to a new recession. They were so dazed, they actually blamed Man Made Global Cooling. The GDP for the first quarter was originally announced as a gain of .2%. Today that number was revised to a drop of .7%. The definition of a recession is when the GDP comes in at a negative number for two quarters in a row. That means we are officially halfway to a new recession. The delicious irony is that after Obama decided to honor our troops...
  • Climate change activists petition media to begin using ‘deniers’ instead of ‘skeptics’

    05/15/2015 5:42:04 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 26 replies
    Personal Liberty ^ | 2/15/2015 | Ben Bullard
    A grass-roots offshoot of a progressive, “social changemaker” nonprofit is petitioning newspapers and other media to begin referring to climate change skeptics as “deniers” by default. Forecast the Facts, a climate change activism project of a larger nonprofit called the Citizen Engagement Laboratory, argues that media types who use the general term “skeptics” are “misleading the public” on climate change: Some members of the media are still misleading the public by wrongly using the term “skeptic.” The New York Times, for example, recently called Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) a skeptic — even though he believes that climate change is “the...
  • Al Gore gets Orwellian on climate change skeptics; calls for punishment

    03/17/2015 5:02:26 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 40 replies
    Personal Liberty ^ | 3/16/2015 | Ben Bullard
    Every year, Al Gore pauses from his overscheduled itinerary of making a fool of himself at climate change speeches around the world to pause at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, where he drops by to make a fool of himself in front of hipsters, activists and a sizable jumble of uninterested partiers. This year, the rhetoric got harsh — as in “punish-the-deniers” harsh. While Gore was talking specifically about politicians who reject the idea that government should divert public funds to combat the effects of a changing climate, his tone toward anyone who thinks the jury’s still...
  • Pat Robertson, marginalized by the MSM, suddenly becomes their voice of reason (i.e. Ken Ham)?

    02/06/2014 10:05:21 AM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 40 replies
    2/6/2014 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    Amazing! Pat Robertson, the 2,000 leg-presser?... The creator of the age-defying protein shake?... He is suddenly now the go-to guy for the MSM (and their voice of reason) when it comes to Ken Ham and his debate w/Bill Nye? Pat Robertson: Marginalized to Oracle[ized] in a flash! And in Virginia, not Delphi, of all places, too! BTW, isn't Bill Nye one of those Anthropogenic Global Warming guys, and a believer that man is the main cause of Gorebal Warming?
  • Climate change warning: Killer winter storms for next THIRTY years

    12/08/2013 6:11:53 AM PST · by IbJensen · 109 replies
    Daily Star ^ | 12/8/2013 | Matthew Young
    KILLER freezes, floods and heatwaves will devastate Britain during the next 30 years, climate ­experts have warned. Many people could die as extreme weather becomes common. There will be more freak winds like the October storm, which killed four people. Heatwaves will be lethal and the sea level will rise, leaving coastal towns at risk of being swamped by storm surges. Sir Brian Heap, president of the European Academies Science Advisory Council, said he felt “obliged” to issue the warning after a new study by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. It comes on the back of Typhoon Haiyan in...
  • Global Warming Alarmists are Truly Alarming

    10/19/2013 4:39:29 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 14 replies
    TFP ^ | 10/9/2013 | Gary J Isbell
    In 2007 advocates of global warming at the BBC wrote an article titled “Arctic summers ice-free ‘by 2013’”[1] based on findings presented to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a UN led body that assesses the state of the Earth's climate. While the public has been bombarded with false data supporting the CO2 green house gas scare, nature seems to be taking its own stand in favor of the world’s “skeptics.” Inexplicably, an unpredicted frigid Arctic summer has covered an additional 533,000 square miles of ocean with ice resulting in an increase of twenty nine per cent in less...
  • Australia Reining in Climate Schemes After Voters Reject Carbon Tax

    09/14/2013 4:56:46 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 18 replies
    The New American ^ | 9/13/2013 | Alex Newman
    In the wake of a crushing defeat last week for the climate alarmism-promoting Australian Labor Party, which imposed the deeply unpopular and expensive “carbon tax” credited by analysts for the conservative coalition’s victory, authorities in Australia are preparing to dismantle and consolidate the myriad global-warming schemes spawned under the previous government. However, while legislation is already being drafted, major hurdles remain before the tax on CO2 can be scrapped, sparking an outcry among businesses, state governments, and especially Australian voters, who voted overwhelmingly in favor of the new coalition and its pledge to kill the costly economic burden. According to...
  • Things That Will Cost More Under Obama’s Climate Change Plan

    06/29/2013 1:31:05 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 18 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | June 26, 2013 | Amy Payne
    President Obama doesn’t “have time for a meeting of the flat-Earth society.” And he probably considers you a member if you disagree with him on his crushing regulatory approach to climate change. The heck of it is, the policies he advocates actually would not help the Earth. Before Obama’s speech yesterday, Heritage’s Herbert and Joyce Morgan Fellow, Nicolas Loris, explained the President’s dilemma: But let’s pretend we were able to stop emitting all carbon immediately. Forget the electricity to cool our homes in the summer months. Shut down the power plants. Stop driving our cars. No talking. The Science and...
  • Obama tells Germans: I’ll use executive orders to tackle global warming

    06/20/2013 3:58:48 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 37 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | June 20, 2013
    I wonder if the Germans gave any thought as they were listening to this to what can happen when an elected executive consolidates too much power for himself under the guise of some sort of emergency or crucial imperative. Obama’s friends at the AP, when they’re not mad at him for snooping on their phone calls, report: The plan, with details expected to be revealed in coming weeks, comes as Obama has been under increasing pressure from environmental groups and lawmakers from states harmed by Superstorm Sandy to cut pollution from existing power plants, the largest source of climate-altering gases....
  • New DOE chief insists climate change 'not debatable'

    06/01/2013 3:54:59 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 54 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | May. 28, 2013 | RUSSELL MCLENDON
    Physicist Ernest Moniz was sworn in last week as U.S. Energy secretary, and wasted little time laying out his priorities. Along with a major speech on energy efficiency, as well as pronouncements about nuclear power and natural gas, he issued a blunt warning to any opponents or obfuscators of climate science: The jig is up. "Let me make it very clear that there is no ambiguity in terms of the scientific basis calling for a prudent response on climate change," he told a crowd of Energy Department employees May 21 following his swearing-in ceremony at DOE headquarters. "I am...
  • Late-season freeze sets Baltic ice record

    04/06/2013 10:06:26 PM PDT · by george76 · 21 replies
    CET ^ | April 5, 2013
    "Since record keeping began in the sixties, we've never encountered anything like this before," ice breaker Ulf Gulldne told the local newspaper Örnsköldsviks Allehanda. On March 29th, 176,000 square kilometers of the Baltic Sea was covered in ice, a record for the time of year. On a map, it means about half of the central and northern parts are frozen over. Far north, the ice is both thick and difficult to break through. The date on which the ice reaches its maximum spread usually falls much earlier in the year. The previously latest date record was March 25th, 2008. That...
  • Ed Begley Jr.: Obama ‘Should Die With His Boots’ on’ Fighting Climate Change

    03/14/2013 4:50:26 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 27 replies
    CNS News ^ | March 11, 2013 | Melanie Hunter - Actor and environmental activist Ed Begley Jr. said President Barack Obama needs to do more to combat climate change, adding he needs to "die with his boots on in some of these things." “I think he needs to do more. I think he should die with his boots on in some of these things and just go down swinging on some of these important things, like Keystone I don’t think should be approved. I think there’s other ways we can get energy,” Begley told the Huffington Post last week when asked whether the president has done enough to...
  • Lord Monckton at Doha climate talks pretending to be Myanmar, he was later ejected (Exposing AGW

    12/08/2012 11:22:44 AM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 25 replies
    YouTube ^ | 12/7/2012 | tcktcktckorg
    Posing as a delegate from Myanmar, the climate skeptic, Lord Monckton, spoke at the UN climate negotiations in Doha, Qatar. The imposter was later expelled from the conference...
  • UN Report for Rio+20 Outlines Top-down “Green” World Order

    04/23/2012 7:25:37 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 11 replies
    The New American ^ | 4/23/2012 | Alex Newman
    A recently released United Nations report outlines the global body’s plan to foist a centrally planned “green” world order on all of humanity, making every level of government subservient to its “sustainable development” agenda. The upcoming Rio+20 sustainability conference in Brazil — held two decades after the first “Earth Summit” adopted Agenda 21 — will be used to solidify the foundation of the emerging planetary control system. Under the guise of a “green economy” — expected to cost trillions of dollars per year, according to the report — the UN intends to make use of coercive power at all levels...
  • UN Bosses Secretly Plot Global Govt Through “Green Economy" for Rio+20

    02/12/2012 5:01:08 AM PST · by IbJensen · 16 replies
    The New American ^ | 2/11/2012 | Alex Newman
    United Nations boss Ban Ki-moon and his top deputies gathered in secret last year to chart the future course of humanity through “sustainable development,” a controversial concept the UN equates with “saving the planet” in what would ultimately entail a radical and complete transformation of human civilization. But even though the erection of a global so-called “green-economy” regime is a top UN priority, leaked minutes of the meeting revealed that the term itself remains undefined. The closed-door session, held last October in Long Island, focused mainly on using the upcoming UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UN CSD) in Rio de...
  • What Do You Get When You Rub Two Climatologists Together?

    02/04/2012 5:09:27 AM PST · by IbJensen · 14 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 2/2/2012 | Roger L Simon
    That’s the droll title of an article by Patrick Michaels at the prize-winning science blog Watts Up With That. Michaels is having fun while making some trenchant observations about the uproar surrounding a Wall Street Journal op-ed titled “No Need To Panic About Global Warming.” It’s by sixteen concerned scientists, including the estimable Richard Lindzen of MIT, who were aiming their words, at least in part, at the current presidential candidates (hello, Newt Gingrich). This article apparently set off a @#$%storm in the already beleaguered warmist community, including the NY Times‘ leading enivro blogger, The Guardian, a gaggle of “climate...
  • Global Warming Heats Up In The Classroom

    02/04/2012 4:56:29 AM PST · by IbJensen · 11 replies
    TFP ^ | 1/31/2012 | Gary J Isbell
    The debate over global warming is now entering the classroom and its proponents are alarmed. It seems the “dogma” of the existence of global warming is running into problems as boards of education in several states have established a standard that requires the presentation of climate change “denial” as a valid scientific position. Legislators in other states have introduced bills that require equal time for climate change skeptics’ views in the classroom. With new national science standards from kindergarten through twelfth grade due by the end of 2012, we can expect to see a heated debate over climate change appear...
  • ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Climate Apocalypse’

    12/01/2011 6:00:23 AM PST · by IbJensen · 9 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 11/29/2011 | Ed Driscoll
    Actually, a couple of funny things happened to global warming’s Vatican, as Bret Stephens notes in a must-read Wall Street Journal essay: ClimateGate and the world’s financial meltdown: The U.S., Russia, Japan, Canada and the EU have all but confirmed they won’t be signing on to a new Kyoto. The Chinese and Indians won’t make a move unless the West does. The notion that rich (or formerly rich) countries are going to ship $100 billion every year to the Micronesias of the world is risible, especially after they’ve spent it all on Greece. Cap and trade is a dead letter...
  • 'Climate Change Is a Matter of Life and Death,' Climate Conference Is Told

    11/29/2011 5:30:26 AM PST · by IbJensen · 39 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/29/2011 | Arthur Max (AP)
    (South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu speaks during a climate justice rally held in Durban, South Africa, Sunday, Nov 27, 2011, ahead of the official start or a two-week international climate conference with about 190 countries beginning upcoming Monday. The U.N.'s top climate official, Christiana Figueres said Sunday she expects governments to make a long-delayed decision on commitments to reduce emissions of climate-changing greenhouse gases, amid fresh warnings of possible climate-related disasters in the future.(AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — Global warming already is causing suffering and conflict in Africa, from drought in Sudan and Somalia to flooding in...
  • Newt Gingrich: Paper Tiger Candidate?

    11/19/2011 4:53:48 AM PST · by IbJensen · 27 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 11/18/2011 | Michael Beckel
    "Obama had raised about $89 million for his own re-election campaign. That's nearly 31 times the amount Gingrich raised during the same period. It's even more than 2.7 times the amount raised by Romney..." While he has surged in recent polls, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich may be missing one key ingredient for making a late-stage power play for the GOP presidential nomination: money. In years past, political candidates have certainly been erroneously written off by pundits and the press. Notably, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was widely thought to have fizzled long before he ultimately surged back to life and...
  • The Cold Chill of Global Warming Politics

    10/06/2011 5:39:07 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 4 replies
    TFP ^ | 9/30/2011 | John Horvat II
    Modern science used to pride itself on its insistence on doubting everything and establishing the truth of things based on empirical data. Often the lone scientist would work hard against the common assumptions and make great breakthroughs and discoveries. It seems such ideas about science are becoming old-fashioned and romantic. Today’s scientists are part of university establishments that must worry about their bottom line and prestige. Sometimes it is simply too controversial to doubt. Scientists are treated no different from other academics and are encouraged to tow the politically- or ecologically-correct party line to ensure their future careers. The most...
  • Chris Christie — Global Warming Around His Waistline

    10/02/2011 4:52:35 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 29 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 10/1/2011 | Roger L Simon
    As Chris Christie continues to play footsie with a presidential run, we should be aware that the New Jersey governor is yet another example of the politician as scientific know-nothing, warning of the dangers of anthropogenic global warming. Christie — a graduate of the University of Delaware in political science [sic] with a law degree from Seton Hall — has decided global warming is real. How does he know? Says Christie: “I’m certainly not a scientist, which is the first problem. So I can’t claim to fully understand all of this, certainly not after just a few months of...
  • Gore’s 24 Hours of Fantasy About To Begin

    09/13/2011 2:53:14 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | 9/13/2011 | Tom Harris
    An effort to "expose" climate change skeptics will instead show that Gore is a charlatan. Unfortunately for Al Gore, but fortunately for the rest of us, much of what we will hear in his 24 Hours of Reality extravaganza starting Wednesday evening is pure fantasy. Gore is completely wrong when he tells us that the science of climate change is settled. If his “Climate Reality Project” actually did promote climate realism, he would tell us that the science is in a period of negative discovery — the more we learn, the more we realize we do not understand about this,...
  • The Madness of King Gore the Second

    08/31/2011 2:59:12 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 8 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 8/31/2011 | Daniel Greenfield
    They say that everyone talks about the weather, and no one ever does anything about it-- but since the mid-1980's we've been expected to do things about it. Two generations of children have grown up with the mantra that putting the empty soda in the right trash can is all that stands between them and the destruction of the planet, not to mention all the dead dolphins, paddling polar bears and crying indians. There are just too many people, we're told, and too many of them are buying things and eating things and living too long. And all that...
  • Walter Russell Mead Takes On Al Gore, and Scores a Devastating Knockout!

    06/29/2011 7:37:38 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 12 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 6/29/2011 | Ron Radosh
    Can anyone doubt that Walter Russell Mead is now our country’s most authoritative and brilliant essayist? In a series of three lengthy columns — two of which are now out — Mead takes on and destroys any pretentions to credibility that Al Gore may still have had. They appear on Mead’s blog at The American Interest. You can read part I here, and part deux, as he calls it, here. Let me whet your appetite by reproducing the best paragraph from his first entry. In part one, Mead takes up the issue of Gore’s well noted hypocrisy. He writes: But...
  • Weather blamed for 21 percent drop in fishing license sales (MN)

    05/17/2011 8:36:27 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 14 replies · 1+ views ^ | 5/17/11 | Doug Smith
    The cold spring apparently has slowed sales of Minnesota fishing licenses. Sales through Monday are down 21 percent compared with the same time last year. "We think it's likely the cool spring weather,'' said Ed Boggess, DNR Fish and Wildlife Division director. "And last year we had an early, warm spring and sold a lot of licenses early.'' Sales are down just 9 percent from 2009 and are up about 1.5 percent from 2008, which was another cold spring, Boggess noted. The DNR had sold 344,189 licenses through Monday. Last year, the agency had sold 435,270 licenses.
  • Gore to young advocates: Battle industry lobbyists to turn the tide on climate

    04/16/2011 3:23:55 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 18 replies
    Gore to young advocates: Battle industry lobbyists to turn the tide on climate By Ben Geman - 04/15/11 09:10 PM ET Al Gore told young green energy advocates Friday that progress on global warming must come from a strong grassroots movement that can counter the oil and coal lobbies, which he alleged have “paralyzed” governments. Gore – who compared action on global warming to the Civil Rights movement – was the keynote speaker at Power Shift 2011, a Washington, D.C. conference attended largely by college students. “It’s true that governments by and large have been politically paralyzed because the energy...
  • Hansen: US Democracy Not Competent To Deal With Global Warming Calls on China to “Save Humanity”

    01/13/2011 4:44:19 PM PST · by Signalman · 31 replies
    hauntingthelibrary ^ | 1/13/2011 | hauntingthelibrary
    The NASA scientist at the heart of the global warming fiasco seems set to stir more controversy after declaring in an op ed piece for The South China Morning Post and a personally published follow-up that American democracy is not competent to deal with global warming, and communist China now represents the world’s “best hope”. In the op ed piece for the Chinese newspaper, which he entitled Chinese Leadership Needed to Save Humanity (published as The Price of Change) Hansen placed the blame for the vast majority of Co2 emissions supposedly causing global warming on his home country of America,...
  • Scientists Challenged to Become Better Global Warming Propagandists

    01/12/2011 7:35:46 AM PST · by Miss_Meyet · 68 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/12/2011 | Norman Rogers
    Can scientists become "Deadly Ninjas of Science Communication"? That was proposed by Chris Mooney, author of The Republican War Against Science," and a member of the board of directors of the American Geophysical Union. Mooney advocated this idea in a presentation at the Union's December 13-17 fall meeting in San Francisco. Mooney is concerned that global warming skeptics are getting the upper hand in the ongoing debate....
  • University of Virginia to Finally Release Climategate Documents?

    01/07/2011 5:43:14 AM PST · by IbJensen · 8 replies
    New American ^ | January 6, 2011 | Rebecca Terrell
    In the midst of a lawsuit before the State Supreme Court between Virginia's Attorney General, Ken Cuccinelli, and the University of Virginia (UVA), the school has received yet another Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for the same materials which prompted the current lawsuit. Virginia Republican Delegate Bob Marshall of Prince William Co., the public interest law firm American Tradition Institute, and federal attorney David Schnare are asking the university to turn over documents they say contain important global warming research used by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to mold environmental policies worldwide. Cuccinelli originally requested the...
  • It's Time to Bow to the Flying Global Warming Monster

    01/06/2011 1:25:01 PM PST · by IbJensen · 9 replies
    Right Side News ^ | January 6, 2011 | Daniel Greenfield
    It's impossible to open a magazine on any topic anymore without encountering a barrage of "tips" on how to live a greener life. Cooking magazines tell you how to carry on eco-friendly cooking. Computer magazines warn readers about the dangers of "vampire power" from their plugged in devices. Business publications lecture on carbon neutral business practices. Entertainment mags offer cackle on about celebrities and their ecologically friendly mansions. Anyone a century from now who picks up a present day magazine will assume that the people of the early 21st century spent all their time sorting compost and calculating their carbon...
  • Did the Global Warming Hoax Die in Cancun?

    12/18/2010 5:43:22 AM PST · by IbJensen · 25 replies · 1+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | December 16, 2010 | Alan Caruba
    The global warmists are essentially pagans for whom the worship of Gaia, an Earth goddess If you want to know the core beliefs of those who gathered in Cancun, Mexico, for yet another Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) conference, you need look no further than the way one of its days began with a prayer to Ixchel, a Mayan Moon goddess. The global warmists are essentially pagans for whom the worship of Gaia, an Earth goddess of Greek origin, symbolizes their rejection of the Judeo-Christian values embraced by Western civilization. It is, by now, a cliché to call environmentalism...
  • Environmentalists Gone Wild? 8 Observations From The Cancun Climate Conference

    12/13/2010 7:04:40 AM PST · by IbJensen · 12 replies
    Right Side News ^ | December 13, 2010 | Chris Queen
    Another United Nations Climate Change Conference has come and gone. This year’s Cancun Climate Conference didn’t look to be a repeat of the disaster that was Copenhagen. For one thing, the UN chose the sunny, party beach capital of Mexico over the stately, old-world (and, oh yeah, cold) city of Copenhagen. The attitude at the conference was different too. Where the delegates arrived at Copenhagen with dreams of sweeping change – dreams which, for the most part, turned into shattered illusions – they descended on Cancun with smaller expectations in mind. And yet, even with what seemed like less at...
  • Record Cold at Cancun Climate Confab

    12/12/2010 5:14:47 AM PST · by IbJensen · 12 replies
    New American ^ | December 11, 2010 | W. F. Jasper
    As the United Nations opened its latest conference on global warming, Mother Nature sent snowstorms and freezing temperatures that disrupted travel all across Europe and much of the Northern Hemisphere. Even Cancun, Mexico's sunny resort city that hosted the confab, was not spared the chill. The UN summit, known as COP16 (the 16th Conference of Parties on global warming), concluded Saturday morning after an all-night marathon session. Cancun may not have experienced blizzards and ice, but it did, nevertheless, get hammered with record low temps for the month of December. Meteorologist Anthony Watts, who runs the global warming skeptic blog...
  • America Gets Gored

    11/23/2010 6:32:38 AM PST · by IbJensen · 8 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | 11/22/2010 | Staff
    Former Vice President Al Gore admitted Monday that his pivotal 1994 Senate vote for ethanol subsidies was bad policy but good politics. That says a lot about the reality of environmentalism in government. As the ethanol tax credit comes up for renewal in Congress on Dec. 31, it's worth noting it only came about because the vice president cast the decisive 51st vote in favor of it in 1994. At the time, he packaged it as a big move to preserve the environment in a market-friendly, sustainable manner, and for years defended his vote because it was supposedly good for...
  • Climate change heats up again (LAUGH ALERT)

    07/11/2010 9:35:39 AM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 27 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 11, 2010 | Clarence the Crosseyed Page
    Here's a question to the global warming deniers who sarcastically called me a dope during last winter's back-to-back-to-back blizzards on the East Coast: Is it hot enough for you now? As temperatures topped 100 degrees Fahrenheit, breaking records in the nation's capital, and the pavement turned into a skillet, my thoughts raced back to the frigid days of last winter's "snow-pocalypse." Those were the days, you may recall, when Sen. James Inhofe, a proud Oklahoma Republican friend of the oil industry, and his family built an igloo on Capitol Hill and christened it "Al Gore's New Home." I might now...
  • Racing auto be obsolete by now ("SPORTSWRITER" GOES GREEN)

    06/07/2010 4:32:01 AM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 108 replies · 136+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | June 6, 2010 | NORMAN CHAD
    It's just a wasteful, reckless, unnecessary, ozone-destroying exercise Last Sunday, they ran the Coca-Cola 600 and the Indianapolis 500. That's about 1,100 unnecessary miles of tire treads wearing thin. My friends, auto racing is a road to nowhere. Ten years into a new millennium, it's time to put the exhaust pipes into an antique shop. It's time we engage in a new age of enlightenment, recognize auto racing as obsolete and end the around-the-oval madness. At the risk of being tossed out of the sports fraternity -- Who am I kidding? I was tossed out years ago; why do you...
  • Those Climate Pugilists

    03/12/2010 6:01:29 AM PST · by IbJensen · 5 replies · 296+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 3/12/2010 | Paul Chesser
    Pity the poor Climategaters. The staid were played. Gentlepersons were violated. And the billion-dollar global warming science complex can't compete with spunky skeptics. Those are some of the complaints registered in newly disclosed emails among members of the National Academy of Sciences, whose messages were mysteriously made public last week via the Washington Times. Some call it Climategate II; Whinergate is more apropos. Among their electronically-sent lamentations: • "Most of our colleagues don't seem to grasp that we're not in a gentlepersons' debate, we're in a street fight against well-funded, merciless enemies who play by entirely different rules," said Paul...
  • Snow in Washington Has Climate Alarmists Showing Ignorance of Climate Science

    02/15/2010 4:22:37 AM PST · by IbJensen · 17 replies · 940+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | Dr Tim Ball
    The Earth is warming, which is changing weather patterns and often causing localized weather volatility as opposed to localized warming. Extreme storms, droughts, intense rains, unusual amounts of snow or lack of snow are all signs of global warming. People know the weather is getting less predictable. They call it “weird weather.” This quote from Jonathan Rose, who is on the Natural Resources Defense Council, is utter scientific and factual rubbish. Consider his comment that, “People know the weather is getting less predictable.” No they don’t, however, they are confused because they know weather forecasts beyond 72 hours never were...
  • Henny-Penny and the Killer Molecule

    02/06/2010 11:22:34 AM PST · by IbJensen · 3 replies · 503+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 02/04/10 | Peter Hannaford
    When I went around to the barnyard to look in on Henny-Penny, founder and recording secretary of The Holy Order of The Sky is Falling (Al Gore, Pontiff), I found her pacing about, with a steely look in her eyes. Me: You don't look happy. Ms. H-P: I'm not. I'm a free-range chicken and I am ranging this yard to think out a solution to a new threat to the human race. One of the Pontiff's people just called to tell me about a molecule that people overdose on and die of every day. We'll have to get the EPA...
  • Endangered Florida manatees die in record numbers from nearly two-week cold snap

    01/26/2010 12:18:12 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 28 replies · 881+ views ^ | 1/26/10 | AP
    More than 100 manatees have been found dead in Florida waters since the beginning of the year, mostly victims of a nearly two-week cold snap. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the preliminary cause of death for 77 of the endangered animals is cold stress. They were found from Jan. 1 through Jan. 23.
  • The Fiction Science of Global Warming

    01/04/2010 9:47:18 AM PST · by RightSideNews · 6 replies · 993+ views
    Right Side News ^ | January 4, 2009 | John Leonard
    Al Gore won an Academy Award and the Nobel Prize for his well-known movie about global warming. It is shown in public schools as a routine part of science classes. There is only one problem with using the film as a documentary. It isn't one; it's an opinion piece. Gore himself admits there was a certain amount of exaggeration in the film which he deemed necessary to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming. How much exaggeration? Only several orders of magnitude. The movie depicted floods sweeping across Manhattan as New York City was swamped by a rise...
  • MIAMI-DADE: County is tackling climate-change issues

    12/20/2009 7:02:04 AM PST · by IbJensen · 13 replies · 634+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | December 20, 2009 | CARLOS ALVAREZ, mayor, Miami-Dade County
    South Florida is America's most vulnerable community to climate change. While Miami-Dade County, a pioneer and national leader, has made strides in addressing climate-change mitigation and adaptation, we now are moving toward a more resilient and sustainable future. Miami-Dade County is developing a community-sustainability plan called GreenPrint to achieve aggressive energy- and greenhouse-gas reduction goals. This community plan, which does not know city or county boundaries, is being developed to reaffirm and synchronize our government and community goals, initiatives and measures. It will leverage existing sustainability goals and initiatives and develop new ones where needed. In September, I convened the...
  • Global-warming legislation - fight isn't over

    11/27/2009 5:20:06 AM PST · by IbJensen · 7 replies · 459+ views
    One News Now ^ | November 27 2009 | Pete Chagnon
    Although a vote on "climate change" legislation is being pushed into 2010, a leading think tank is warning people to stay on their toes. Prospects are looking dim for cap-and-trade legislation in 2009. In conjunction, America's failure to pass the legislation is having a negative effect on the upcoming Copenhagen climate treaty talks. But Ben Lieberman of The Heritage Foundation warns concerned citizens that the fight is not over. "Those of us who are concerned about the global-warming legislation as it currently stands need to constantly be vigilant," he urges. "But it does look like things are being pushed into...
  • The 12 C's of Climate Alarmism

    11/23/2009 4:45:45 AM PST · by IbJensen · 8 replies · 691+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | November 23, 2009 | Paul Chesser
    Today's report about political developments surrounding the global warming issue is brought to you by the letter "C." 1. C is for "carbon dioxide." Environmental extremists and major news journalists call this gas that is exhaled by all animals, and that is food for plants, a dangerous pollutant. Yet we would all die without it. That makes me sad. 2. C is for "climate change." It used to be called global warming, which many activists with a socialist bent warned would bring more catastrophic weather events, elevating seas, and economic ruin. They said because humans continue to produce greater amounts...
  • Chill settles over 'global warming':Public concern over supposed "climate change" continues to erode

    10/27/2009 5:20:28 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 16 replies · 806+ views
    One News Now ^ | 10/26/2009 | Pete Chagnon
    According to the latest Pew Research Poll, only 35 percent see global warming as a very serious problem, down from 44 percent last year. Fifty-seven percent believe there is solid evidence that man is driving climate change, down from 71 percent in 2008. As the public concern over climate change continues to erode, Lord Christopher Monckton -- the former advisor for science policy to Lady Margaret Thatcher -- says the alleged science behind manmade climate change is eroding as well. Christopher Monckton"First of all, it's now been demonstrated by measurement that CO2 has only one-sixth of the warming effect on...
  • Carbon offsets to form new bubble

    10/22/2009 6:22:04 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 7 replies · 534+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | October 22, 2009 | Klaus Rohrich
    Carbon trading markets will yield few fortunes and break a lot of hearts I am no economist, but for an amateur I have a track record in predicting economic trends at least as good as Paul Krugman’s and I didn’t bother attending an Ivy League school to be able to do that. In predicting economic bubbles there are two things to remember. One is that most bubbles deal with intangibles, such as Michael Milliken’s junk bonds and the dot com bubble that saw insane valuations for non-performing stocks simply because they had an “E” in front of their name. The...
  • The Incredible Chutzpeh Of A Gigantean Jackass (DOE)

    10/22/2009 6:15:58 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 3 replies · 910+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/22/2009 | Aaron Cantor
    Take a look at the action of the Department of Energy. They just recently loaned $529 million dollars to a Finnish company that is producing a $90,000 dollar hybrid sports car (that is $90,000 per car Clyde). These funds are supposed to be used to create , or save American jobs, not sent overseas to create Finnish jobs building cars that none of us can afford in the first place. Now comes the really interesting part, guess who is now receiving profits from this little venture by way of ownership of a fair amount of stock in this company? You...
  • Outrage Over 'Drowning Pets' Climate Advert (UK)

    10/20/2009 6:39:10 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 11 replies · 570+ views
    SkyNews ^ | 10/20/09 | Ruth Barnett
    A Government advert which implies pets will die from climate change has received more than 200 complaints from viewers. The television advert shows a father reading a bedtime story to his daughter. In the book, puppies drown and rabbits are left without water to drink because of rising CO2 levels. The male character reads: "There once was a land where the weather was very, very strange... "Scientists said it was being caused by too much CO2, and it was the children of the land who'd have to live with the horrible consequences." The young daughter asks if there is a...
  • It’s never been about global warming

    10/16/2009 4:41:47 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 7 replies · 581+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | October 16, 2009 | Klaus Rohrich
    Anyone who believes that the Kyoto Accord and all the subsequent meetings spearheaded by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), is actually about global warming or climate change, would be well advised to submit a wish list to Santa Claus in care of the North Pole. Chances of having jolly St. Nick deliver what’s on that list are better than the chances of stopping global warming. That’s because global warming has already stopped with no help from Al Gore and his friends. In fact, recent scientific discoveries have found the smoking gun of global warming isn’t actually smoking...